|BIRTHPLACE:||Kitchener, ON, CAN|
|DRAFTED:||CHI: 2005-68 overall|
2010-11: Made his NHL debut in 2010-11, playing one game for the Chicago Blackhawks on Oct. 23 against Columbus…Spent most of the year with the Rockford IceHogs (AHL), collecting 19 points (10g/9a) and 65 penalty minutes in 67 games.
2009-10: Tallied 31 points (14g/17a) in 79 games during his third season with Rockford (AHL)…Became the second IceHogs player in franchise history to reach 200 career games, accomplishing the feat on Jan. 22 at Peoria…Also dressed in four postseason contests.
2008-09: Finished fourth on the Rockford IceHogs with 16 goals and ranked sixth on the team in scoring with 39 points in 79 games…Honored as the club’s most-improved player…Scored one goal in four AHL playoff games.
2007-08: Appeared in 74 games during his first professional season in Rockford.
2006-07: Tallied 107 points (36g/71a) in 68 games with the Plymouth Whalers (OHL) during his final season of junior hockey…Helped Plymouth capture the J. Ross Robertson Cup as OHL champions and advance to the Memorial Cup…Had two goals and an assist during the Memorial Cup tournament.
Other: Spent a total of five seasons in the OHL from 2002-03 to 2006-07, playing for Barrie, Belleville and Plymouth…Named the “most improved player” in the Eastern Conference Coaches Poll while skating with Belleville in 2004-05.